Sevitar is a company formed by Viveka (formerly Wiveka) Ramel, Ph.D. Viveka is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY22417) with more than 15 years of experience doing individual, couples, and group psychotherapy with adults. Born and raised in Sweden, she spent time working, volunteering and studying language, philosophy and contemplative practices in France and India before moving to the U.S. in 1995. She obtained her doctorate degree in clinical psychology with a specialty in neuropsychology from University of California San Diego and San Diego State University. This was followed by three years of postdoctoral applied affective neuroscience research and psychotherapy practice at the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology at Stanford University. Viveka continues to collaborate on research projects, teach (e.g., siyli.org), and consult (e.g., sf-act.com). She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two daughters.

For more information about Viveka’s professional background, see her CV.